The craze of sub-compact SUVs is increasing in the Indian market due to the feel of a big car at an affordable price. Tata Nexon has once again been the best selling SUV in the country. However there are other options in the market that you can buy. Here we are telling you about the most powerful sub-compact SUV you can get for less than Rs 10 lakh.
Tata Nexon has been the most popular and best selling compact SUV in India for some time now. Prices start at Rs 7.55 lakh (ex-showroom). It has options of 1.2-liter turbo-petrol (120PS / 170Nm) and 1.5-liter turbo-diesel (110PS / 260Nm) engines. Both engines are mated to a 6-speed MT and an optional 6-speed AMT. Nexon is the only compact SUV in India available in both petrol and electric powertrain options. Nexon EV is the most popular electric car in India.
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Mahindra XUV300 starts at Rs 8.41 lakh (ex-showroom). The SUV is available in both petrol and diesel engine options. It has a 1.2-liter turbocharged petrol engine that generates 110 PS of power and 200 Nm of torque. The other is a 1.5-liter diesel engine that delivers 117 PS of power and 300 Nm of torque.
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Unlike other cars, this car comes in three engine option, not one or two. Prices start at Rs 7.15 lakh (ex-showroom). The Kia Sonnet comes with 1-liter turbo-petrol (120PS and 172Nm), 1.2-liter petrol (83PS and 115Nm) and 1.5-liter diesel engine (100PS / 240Nm). Engine options include 6-speed iMT, 7-speed DCT, 5-speed MT, 6-speed MT, and 6-speed AT.
Hyundai Venue starts at Rs 6.99 lakh (ex-showroom). It also has the same engine options as the Kia Sonnet. The SUV comes with 1-liter turbo-petrol (120PS and 172Nm), 1.2-liter petrol (83PS and 115Nm) and 1.5-liter diesel engine (100PS / 240Nm). It also has 5 speed MT, 6 speed MT, 6-speed iMT, 7-speed DCT, and 6-speed AT gearbox options.
Renault Kiger and Nissan Magnite are similar vehicles in terms of engine and platform. The Renault Kaigar has 1.0-liter petrol (72PS / 96Nm) and 1.0-liter turbocharged petrol (100PS / 160Nm) engines. It has 5-speed manual, AMT and 5-speed CVT transmission options. Price range for the SUV starts at Rs 5.84 lakh.